[KBA-01403] Deactivating and reactivating basic authentication for HTTP and RTSP protocol communication
This article explains how to activate and deactivate basic authentication for HTTP and RTSP protocol communication.
Starting in Security Center 5.3 SR3, an option was introduced in the Security Center InstallShield to deactivate basic authentication to ensure more secure communication between the Archiver and camera units. You can manually activate or deactivate basic authentication in the Archiver Advanced settings.
To activate or deactivated basic authentication:
- In Config Tool, select System and open the Archiver to configure.
The RefuseBasicAuthentication key will have a value of 0 or 1, depending on the selection for basic authentication in the Security Center InstallShield.
- In the Value column, change the setting for
RefuseBasicAuthentication as required.
- To activate basic authentication, enter 0.
- To deactivate basic authentication, enter 1.
- Click .